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Number of individuals receiving emergency food from food banks, food pantries, or other nonprofit organizations.
Goal 1: Healthy Futures: Obesity and Food
Definition of Key Terms
Emergency food: "Emergency" food assistance is not meant to designate routine help in meeting a family's needs. The emergency may be experienced by the family personally, such as their house burning down, or it may be experienced by the community more broadly, such as a natural disaster.
How to Calculate/ Measure/ Collect Data
Count of unduplicated individuals for whom the distributed food is intended. Should only be counted the first time they are served.
All members of a family should be counted. For example, if the food is given to an individual to bring home to a family of "4" including the individual, then the count is "4" rather than "1".
Client tracking database or tracking form.